CBIT – Financial Accountant

Position Overview

This Financial Accountant coordinates and maintains the Financial record keeping of various entities in the global Newland Chase / CIBT ownership structure, and is responsible for all aspects of accounting to ensure that all financial requirements of the Company are being met. This person will work with Internal stakeholders – HR, IT, Operations Team to maintain the books and records, chart of accounts of the corporate entities.

To be fully successful in this position, this person will have good communication skills, good command over English, advanced Excel skills, a strong grasp of intermediate and advanced accounting principles, a good understanding of a consolidation and reporting application, and excellent detail orientation.

Duties And Responsibilities

General Accounting (Records to Report) – Fixed Assets, Depreciation, Intercompany Accounting & Reconciliation, Bank Reconciliation, Revenue Accounting, GST Reconciliation, P&L and Balance Sheet Reconciliation, Month End Journals, Month End Reporting
Will be jointly / independently responsible for end to end month/quarter/year end close activities
Will be jointly/ independently responsible for submission of applicable Tax, Legal & Statutory submissions as per clients’ local laws
Responds to financial inquiries by gathering, analyzing, summarizing and interpreting data
Assisting team with year-end audit requirements
Ensuring proper documentation of process SOPs are maintained & updated
Special projects and other duties, as required

Education And Qualifications

1-3 years in professional accounting position in public or corporate accounting
Expert knowledge of GST & withholding taxes
Experience in dealing with intercompany transactions and multiple currencies
Strong Excel skills
Proficiency/fluency of English language, spoken and written
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Previous experience with dealing with international internal / external stakeholders would be preferable
Needs to be flexible with working hours when required by the company and assigned by the Finance Manager

Personal Qualities

Excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
Excellent verbal, written, analytical and presentation skills
Ability to work independently as well as with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
High level of ability to perform tasks with minimum supervision
Ability to organise and prioritise tasks under tight deadlines

About the company
CIBT is the leading global provider of immigration and visa services for corporations and individuals with over 1,600 expert immigration and visa professionals, attorneys and qualified migration consultants located in over 60 offices in 27 countries.

With thirty years of experience, CIBT is the primary service provider to 75% of Fortune 500 companies. CIBT offers a comprehensive suite of services under two primary brands: Newland Chase, a wholly owned subsidiary focused on global immigration strategy and advisory services for corporations worldwide and CIBTvisas, the market leader for business and other travel visa services for corporate and individual clients.

CIBT is headquartered in Washington D.C.

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